Gonal-F During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Gonal-F during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Breastfeeding and Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus, an immunosuppressive medication, can be given after organ transplant to fight organ rejection. According to researchers from various institutions in the United Kingdom, contraindication in breastfeeding is not based on clinical research. ... read more »

Lupus, Fertility and Pregnancy

Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is a disorder that affects how the body's immune system reacts to the skin, heart, lungs, jointsand brain and various other organs. The immune system attacks the bodyleading to a constant state of inflammation. ... read more »

Axid AR During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Axid AR during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Oxycodone During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Oxycodone during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Tamiflu During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Tamiflu during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Fertinex During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Fertinex during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Breastfeeding with Allergies

One of the difficulties that women face is restrictions concerning the types of medications they can take during pregnancy. These restrictions typically end once a woman has given birth. ... read more »

Is Inhaled Pain Medication Safe During Pregnancy?

According to a new systemic report from The Cochrane Library, pregnant women can safely use inhaled pain medication for pain relief during labor. The study included information gathered from more than 25 outside studies involving nearly 3,000 women. ... read more »

Lung Cancer Drug Could Help Women with Ectopic Pregnancies

A study performed by researchers based at the University of Edinburgh and the University in Melbourne has found a common lung cancer drug can help women with ectopic pregnancies. ... read more »

Caffeine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about caffeine and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Methyldopa (Aldomet) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about methyldopa and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Spontaneous Abortion and Ustekinumab Therapy

Ustekinumab is a medication used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Researchers from the Aristotle University Medical School in Greece believe there could be a connection between the drug and spontaneous abortion. ... read more »

Malaria Drug Enables Woman to Have Baby After 20 Miscarriages

Kelly Moseley was determined to become a mother. She'd had 20 miscarriages over a 10 year period and has now given birth thanks to new findings. ... read more »

Temozolomide and Gonadal Function in Brain Tumor Patients

Cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy are known to reduce or eliminate fertility, but medications can also have a negative impact on gonadal function, sperm production and fertility. ... read more »

Ambien During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Ambien during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Clotrimazole Topical During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Clotrimazole Topical and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

World Health Organization Promotes Ineffective Drug for Postpartum Hemorrhage

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a serious complication of pregnancy that impacts birth outcomes across all economies. ... read more »

Wellbutrin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Wellbutrin during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Escitalopram (Lexapro) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Escitalopram (Lexapro) and pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Citalopram (Celexa) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Citalopram during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Allegra During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Allegra is an over-the-counter allergy medication once available only by prescription. The medication is commonly used as a preventative treatment for seasonal allergies, but may be suggested to some patients for off-label treatment of other medical conditions. ... read more »

Magnesium Sulfate During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about magnesium sulfate and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Nifedipine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Nifedipine and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Heparin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about heparin and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding. ... read more »

Patanol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Patanol during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Topical Corticosteroids and Pregnancy Outcomes

  Researchers recently completed a study based on the population of the United Kingdom in an effort to find out whether topical corticosteroid use by pregnant women increased risk of negative pregnancy outcomes.  ... read more »

Buprenorphine and Naloxone for Opiod Dependence in Pregnancy

A report from Recovery Pathways in Michigan reveals no negative side effects to using buprenorphine and naloxone in pregnant patients with opiod dependence. ... read more »

Cephalosporins During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Cephalosporins and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Effect of HAART During Pregnancy

HAART or highly active antiretroviral treatment can be used in pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. ... read more »

Migraine Pain Meds Pose Limited Risk to Baby

Pregnancy means eating for two and it also means medicating for two, a challenge for many moms-to-be. Women prone to migraine headaches must be very careful about taking medication to ease the pain, without harming their growing baby. ... read more »

Corticosteroids During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about corticosteroids and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Are they safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

ADHD: Real Diagnosis or Provocative Sales Pitch?

It's been more than 50 years since Dr. Keith Conners first started hiscampaign to convince other doctors and parents that the 'bad seed' kidmay actually suffer a neurological disorder. His message was heard andnow he regrets it. ... read more »

Asthma Inhalers During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about asthma inhalers and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Are they safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Phentermine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Phentermine during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Propranolol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about propranolol and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/org breastfeeding? ... read more »

Miconazole (Monistat-Derm) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Miconazole and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Metformin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Metformin during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Do Asthma Drugs Increase Risk of Congenital Anomalies?

Researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health report there is no increased risk of congenital anomalies in patients taking asthma medications during pregnancy. The study was published in the journal Pharmacotherapy. ... read more »

Use of Hydralazine in Preterm Infants

Researchers from the Stollery Children's Hospital recently published a study in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews on the potential effect of using the drug Hydralazine to prevent such deaths. ... read more »

Penicillin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about penicillin and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to take during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Multi-Studies Indicate SSRI Use Safe During Pregnancy

A class of drugs known as SSRIs brings relief to many people experiencing depression and anxiety but some doctors are hesitant to prescribe them for pregnant women. ... read more »

Phyto-oestrogens, Ovulation and PCOS

The study shows an all-natural treatment works just as well as prescription clomiphene citrate at inducing ovulation and other positive changes to support conception in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). ... read more »

Valproate Linked to Increased Risk of Autism

Valproate is currently prescribed to women in child-bearing yearsfor the treatment of neuropsychological disorders and epilepsy, butaccording to a study published in JAMA's April 24th issue, Valproate may be linked to increased risk of autism. ... read more »

Mom’s Antipsychotic Meds Affect Pregnancy

When doctors see pregnant patients who take or need to take antipsychotic drugs, they face the dilemma of treating the mother at the risk of the baby or sparing the baby by not treating the mother. ... read more »

Fertility Medications: Cycloset and Parlodel (Bromocriptine)

A doctor may prescribe Bromocriptine to help women who have an ovulation problem caused by a benign tumor in the pituitary gland, located in the brain just behind the nose. Doctors refer to this condition as pituitary adenoma. ... read more »

Insulin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about insulin and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Is Zyrtec Safe During Pregnancy And Breastfeeding?

Do you take Zyrtec and are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to conceive? Read about the safety precautions for this popular allergy medicine. ... read more »

OTC Antihistamines - Good For You, Good For baby?

Antihistamines purchased over the counter (OTC) as well as those thatrequire prescriptions have become so commonplace in the averageAmerican's family medicine cabinet that they are often taken forgranted. ... read more »

Erythromycin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about erythromycin and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

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